Finance Committee members

Members of the Community Board Finance Committee



  • Ian Speller 


Members of the Committee 

  • Eunice Bamgboye

"Eunice has worked with several business sectors (public, private, academic) and partnerships across these to date leading people, business and organizational development through the use of IT/IS.

Particular interest is in delivering efficiency and effectiveness in workplace through the use of IT/IS"


  • Olivia Bosch


  • Terrry Freedman


  • Phil Hopkins 

Phil has been a member of the BCS since 1989 and has also achieved CITP

Retired from the Civil Service in 2015 where he was a Senior IT manager having been involved in all areas of IT during his career, his final role being that of Head of Project and Programme Management. He has been actively involved with the BCS both as Treasurer of the South Wales branch and member of the Community Board Finance Committee for the last three years; in addition he is also Director and Trustee on the Board of Finance for the Diocese of Llandaff as well as involved in voluntary work with Alzheimer’s and the Ramblers societies.

Outside of his work for the BCS, Phil has been and is involved with organisations such as the Wales NHS Informatics and the Ramblers providing input into their reviews for organisational change as well as partnering, via the South Wales branch, with STEM to promote the BCS to the wider community.



  • Ram Kundnani 

Ram is is passionate about learning and adopting technologies to bring positive change to the organisations and society.  He has contributed to the computing industry and global society with his professional and personal skills since 1985.

His career success stories include: Introducing Computerised Driving Licenses in India for the first time in 1996; launching world’s first digital platform to support families during the difficult times of bereavement in 2015 and reducing upto 30% on development time and associated cost by launching Agile methodology, coaching and mentoring. He is Programme, Project, Transition, Digital and Change Professional with track delivering tangible results to banks, private, public and charity sectors. Achieved transformational growth irrespective of industry through IT Security, GDPR, Outsourcing, Digital Technologies, Software Development and Implementation. Extensive experience of line management, leading from front and working in collaboration and managing stakeholders up to C level.

He is Prince 2 practitioner, MBA and has a degree in Electrical Engineering. He studied Certificate in Entrepreneurial Development from Judge Business School, Cambridge.

He joined BCS London West branch committee in 2009, progressed to become Treasurer 2010 and has been holding position since then. Being enthusiastic about contributing to BCS at higher level in the organisation structure, he joined Finance Committee as a member in June 2016.

He has been a management committee member of Little Lamps Nursery ( April 2016 where his responsibilities include IT, Coordination with Barnet Council, OFSTED and other regulatory bodies


  • Paul Leonard

Paul is a senior IT professional with 19 years experience in IT, focusing on IT Infrastructure, Operations and Project Management; he is also a committee member of the BCS Glasgow Branch, a BCS Chartership Assessor and a member of the BCS Investigation Panel.


  •  John Mitchell 

John is an international authority on corporate governance, risk management, the impact of regulatory and compliance issues on the delivery of corporate services and cybercrime.  He has presented papers on these subjects at many international conferences and holds ISACA’s prestigious John Kuyers’ award for best conference contributor.

Before retirement he ran regular seminars on corporate governance & assurance, risk management, control self-assessment, the problems associated with the development and provision of computer systems and the detection and prosecution of corporate fraud. 

He is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Information Technology Professional, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor and is Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT  John is a Fellow of the Institute of Internal Auditors (UK) where he is a previous member of its Business & Finance Committee and a Fellow of the British Computer Society where he is a previous member of its Council and its Risk, Audit & Finance Committee.  He is currently treasurer of its Information Risk Management group.  He was awarded its prestigious John Ivinson medal in 2017. 


BCS Head Office Representation

  • Jon Jeffery - Head of Community 

  • Kirsty Thorne - Financial Accountant 


  • Marie Setterfield - Secreteriat